Runaway Car Comes To Rest In Mattress StoreNo one inside the Skokie store was hurt, but the driver sustained minor injuries, officials say.
Waukegan Police Arrest Suspect, Seek Second Offender In Attempted Armed RobberyAuthorities have issued an arrest warrant for 23-year-old Divonte Calhoun, last known to live in the 5100 block of Patterson in Chicago.
Jeni's Shutters Ice Cream Shops Again After Listeria Is DetectedThere is no timetable for resuming production, Lowe said. Jeni's is temporarily closing its 21 retail shops because there isn't enough ice cream to keep them stocked.
Store Employee Shoots Robber Police have arrested a suspected robber who was shot by an employee of the store he was trying to steal from Monday afternoon in the West Ridge neighborhood on the North Side.
New Video: Gunfire Erupts As Store Owner Beats Armed RobberYou can hear the gun-fire and see the shop owner bobbing left and right to save his life.
Best Lil’ Gift Shops In ChicagoWhat do you get the guy or gal whose birthday you're attending that you barely know? A gift card? Too aunt-y. Socks? What are you, a creep? What you need is a trinket, my dear -- holiday tchotchkes, everyday baubles, and birthday bric-a-brac. The following are some of Chicago’s fine purveyors of them.
Best Furniture Stores In ChicagoWhether you have just moved to a new place or you’re looking to redesign a room in your home, Chicago has a few furniture stores for different tastes or to achieve that certain look. From great deals to expensive artifacts, there’s a little something for everyone.
Odd Combo Venues: Weird Stores And Restaurants To VisitSome of the best shops in the city involve creative owners trying to make an extra buck through two businesses at once. And while there’s plenty of these that you’d expect (gift shops or restaurants attached to hotels and museums), we decided to highlight some of the quirky and downright inspiring examples of Chicago’s multitasking business owners.
Your Chicago: PianoForte Thomas Zoells' passion for piano is obvious. From the carefully collected keepsakes of famous composers to the impressive three-story showroom of the world’s best pianos, this is a man in the midst of his passion.
Best Take Home Turkey DinnersFamily is coming for Thanksgiving and you have no idea how to cook a turkey? Have no fear! Take home turkey dinners were made exactly for this occasion; to make you look really good and your kitchen even better.
Top 5 Chicago Comic ShopsI know a lot about comics. Ergo, I know a lot about comic shops. Here, my friends, are what I consider the top five comic shops in the Chicago-land area.
Woman Attacked In Ladies' Restroom At Aurora Lowe's StorePolice say Tyrone M. Young hid in a stall of the women’s restroom and emerged wearing only boxer shorts as a 35-year-old woman was washing her hands at a sink.
Identity Of Masked Robber-Arsonist Surprises Store OwnerIt was a terrifying ordeal: A masked man entered a Morgan Park food mart and began dousing the place with gasoline before he was wrestled to the ground.
hhgregg Electronics Plans To Open Stores In ChicagoElectronics retailer hhgregg plans to open at least 20 stores in the Chicago area, beginning this fall, a company spokeswoman confirmed on Wednesday.
Jewel-Osco Closing; 5 Save-A-Lots OpeningJewel-Osco is closing a grocery store on Feb. 24 because of lagging business, a company spokeswoman said.